shoe quality control

Folded decorative flowers – Case #622

“A picture is worth a thousand words”. Practical solutions to problems encountered in the manufacturing process that demonstrate how we assist our customers’ factories to produce Right from the Start TM.

Problem: vamp decorative flowers and leafs were folded upwards after lasting.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to use gore tape to wrap the flowers during heat operations and maintain them in the correct position.

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Bad leather on shoe components – Case #621

“A picture is worth a thousand words”. Practical solutions to problems encountered in the manufacturing process that demonstrate how we assist our customers’ factories to produce Right from the Start TM.

Problem: leather components with open defects and looseness.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to mark the leather defects on the hides before sending them to be cut, so that the cutter can easily see and avoid them.

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Zipper attachment – Case #620

“A picture is worth a thousand words”. Practical solutions to problems encountered in the manufacturing process that demonstrate how we assist our customers’ factories to produce Right from the Start TM.

Problem: the zipper guard was excessively long, what causes wrinkles at the seat area and might hurt the foot.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to modify the pattern in order to reduce the zip guard length at the seat area and also to make it in a curved shape. Wrinkles avoided.

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Bow comes off – Case #619

“A picture is worth a thousand words”. Practical solutions to problems encountered in the manufacturing process that demonstrate how we assist our customers’ factories to produce Right from the Start TM.

Problem: bows come off easily when pulling manually.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to add a reinforcement under the bow before stitching in order to increase the pulling strength.

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Impression on the vamp – Case #618

“A picture is worth a thousand words”. Practical solutions to problems encountered in the manufacturing process that demonstrate how we assist our customers’ factories to produce Right from the Start TM.

Problem: the hammer bar of the toe lasting machine was leaving an ugly white impression on the vamps.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to cover the bar with EVA + a piece of black suede to make the surface softer and black, to avoid the impressions and any possible color transference.

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Insoles position – Case #617

“A picture is worth a thousand words”. Practical solutions to problems encountered in the manufacturing process that demonstrate how we assist our customers’ factories to produce Right from the Start TM.

Problem: insoles were a little off the last, since there was no support to hold them.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to use clips on the toes area to hold the insole with the last in the correct position.

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Cutting asymmetric design fabric – Case #616

“A picture is worth a thousand words”. Practical solutions to problems encountered in the manufacturing process that demonstrate how we assist our customers’ factories to produce Right from the Start TM.

Problem: uneven cut components color caused by the asymmetric design of the material.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to identify the weaving pattern of each roll and count each as a unit, since the weaving is repetitive. Do this for all rolls and bundle the same weaving design units together for cutting (max. 4 layers)

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Primer application – Case #615

“A picture is worth a thousand words”. Practical solutions to problems encountered in the manufacturing process that demonstrate how we assist our customers’ factories to produce Right from the Start TM.

Problem: the factory was using metal clips to apply primer, which may contaminate it.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to use plastic brushes for primer application

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De-shaped insoles – Case #614

“A picture is worth a thousand words”. Practical solutions to problems encountered in the manufacturing process that demonstrate how we assist our customers’ factories to produce Right from the Start TM.

Problem: the insoles were being hammered on a flat surface when being attached, this caused them to lose their shape.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to leave the lasts inserted in the sandal when hammering the insoles. This prevented de-shaping.

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